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Police working fatal crash in Weatherford after 18-wheeler overturns

Weatherford police were working a fatal accident on the interstate Friday afternoon. An 18-wheeler overturned on I-20 at about 4 p.m near the Cleburne Highway exit. Multiple vehicles were involved in the crash as well, said Sgt. Jason Hayes with Weatherford police.


Woman's Body Found in Dallas Drainage Culvert

Dallas police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found Friday afternoon in a drainage culvert. The woman, who has not been identified, was found by a passerby who called police.


Homicide detectives investigating after body is found in Pleasant Grove

Last updated at 5:55 p.m. Dallas police are investigating after a body was found in Pleasant Grove on Friday afternoon. Authorities were called around 3:10 p.m. to a culvert near the intersection of Bruton Road and North Masters Drive, where a passerby had seen the body, police said.


Rec center study moves forward

Parker County Hospital District is funding the remaining part of a feasibility study to determine the logistics of a recreation center. The feasibility study, performed by Barker, Rinker, Seacat Architecture, started last year, and phase one was paid for by the city of Weatherford. Parker County res


Three dozen arrested in Central Texas gang crackdown

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Three dozen violent offenders and fugitives were arrested during a large-scale three-day gang crackdown in Killeen and Bell County, police said Friday evening.


Feeling crowded yet? Dallas-Fort Worth gained 1 million people in less than a decade

Dallas-Fort Worth gained more new residents than any metropolitan area in the country, adding more than 1 million people in an eight-year period. The region's population now tops 7.5 million, solidifying North Texas' ranking as the nation's fourth largest metro market. It trails only New York, Los A


Cadets can gain real life experiences at ‘new look’ Weatherford junior police academy

The Weatherford Police Department believes the future starts now. The department is accepting applications for its 2019 Junior Police Academy (JPA), to be held June 24-29 for boys and girls entering grades 9-12 this fall and those who will graduate in 2019.


Azle woman killed in two-vehicle wreck

A two-vehicle wreck that occurred about 8:34 p.m. Tuesday on Texas 199 at Ashwood Street resulted in the death of Amber Flower, 33, of Azle, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.


WISD holding election for Place 5

Weatherford voters are going to have the opportunity to pick two new trustees to serve on Weatherford ISD’s school board come election day. Insurance agent Weldon “Wally” Wallace is challenging Counselor Lexie Lee in the Place 5 race. Incumbent Joshua Tarbay is not seeking reelection.


Texas swimmer sues vitamin maker: 'I want them to know the damage they've done'

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Madisyn Cox has always been competitive. She's testing that spirit in a new way. Cox, 23, is suing Dallas-based Cooper Clinic, claiming it "produced, distributed, and sold" a multivitamin that turned out to be tainted with Trimetazidine. The drug is known to aid in improving the c


Watch: Mesquite mom who never picked up her child was last seen in Dallas garage

Updated at 2:30 p.m. Friday with surveillance video of the missing woman. Mesquite police are asking for the public's help finding a woman who was reported missing Wednesday night after she did not pick her child up after work.


Three arrested for WP aggravated robbery

Three men have been arrested in connection with the Willow Park aggravated robbery that occurred in the early morning hours of April 4 at a home on Willow Crest Drive. “Two unidentified male subjects kicked in the back door and demanded a variety of items from the female resident of the home. The re


Roo Fest in Weatherford gives student-athletes with disabilities a chance to compete

Weatherford’s Kangaroo Stadium will once again be the site for the annual Roo Fest, a day set aside for students throughout Parker County with disabilities to participate in a variety of sporting events.


Union Pacific 'pauses' construction of new $550 million Texas rail yard

Union Pacific is "pausing" construction of its new $550 million rail yard in Texas. The Omaha, Neb.-based company said it will shift the money it committed this year to the Brazos project to instead make improvements to its 760-mile line running from El Paso to Los Angeles.


Woman Sues Texas Water Park For $1M After Son Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba

WACO (CBSDFW.COM) – The mother of a surfer who died from a “brain-eating amoeba” after visiting a surf park in Texas has filed a $1 million wrongful death lawsuit. New Jersey native Fabrizio Stabile died in September 2018. The man’s mother, Rita Stabile, claims BSR Surf Resort, owners of Parsons Bar


Texas cops find 275 pounds of pot next to baby in car seat, women arrested: report

Texas Border Patrol officials said they discovered a baby in a car seat next to 275 pounds of marijuana after they pulled a vehicle over last Friday, a report said. Ashley Renee Resendiz, 22, and Carla Michelle Resendiz, 47, both of Texas, were arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to dis


Trials loom for 2 suspects in 2017 murder of Central Texas teen

COPPERAS COVE, Texas (KWTX) Trials are looming for two of the four suspects charged with murder in connection with shooting death of a Copperas Cove teenager in 2017. Larry Anthony Quinn Thomas, 17, was shot to death on Nov. 9, 2017.


Texas A&M's greatest tradition is over a century old and connects Aggies worldwide by honoring the fallen

Editor's note: this story was originally published on June 29, 2017. College football is known for its tradition, especially with Texas teams. But Texas A&M’s most special tradition has nothing to do with football, or sports for that matter.


Feds say North Texas man made $374,000 in purchases using fraudulent credit cards gotten with mailman's help

A North Texas man is accused of making nearly $375,000 in purchases using fraudulent credit cards that he got with the help of a mail carrier who intercepted them as they were out for delivery.


Charges to remain against Texas driver who dodged paying over $5G in tolls with ‘license plate flipper’: cops

A Houston motorist was not quite free to drive off into the sunset on Thursday after a judge found “no probable cause” for the man’s arrest for allegedly using an illegal “license plate flipper” to avoid paying nearly $5,500 in tolls, authorities said.